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The San Domenico winery is located in the municipality of Neggio in lower Malcantone valley. The 3-hectare, terraced vineyard faces south and is situated 350 meters above sea level on the banks of Lake Lugano. Owned by a religious foundation, it has been managed since 1946 by Dominican nuns, who have devoted themselves to teaching, kind-hearted hospitality, viticulture and the production of a great red wine: the Merlot. This outstanding wine is dedicated to the convent and the little church of San Domenico, which are located in this history-filled place.
The San Domenico wine estate in the municipality of Neggio in lower Malcantone valley.
The traditional Bordeaux method is used, and the aging is done in barrels.
Color: Deep garnet red
Nose: Intense bouquet with great aromatic finesse. Aromas of wild berries and sour cherries, spicy with light vanilla notes.
Palate: Full-bodied, delicious, warm and harmonious, soft and well-integrated tannins.
Optimal drinking window
5 to 6 years. The wine is already very pleasant. After a few years in the bottle, it will become even more complex.
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